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kismet - fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.
obelisk - tall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid
flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
incur - bring upon oneself
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
beatific - giving or showing bliss; blissful
paranoia - psychosis marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution; N: ADJ: paranoid, paranoiac
grimace - facial distortion to show feeling such as pain, disgust, etc; V.